Greenpoint Gazette

Police Blotters (June 28-July 5)

BY Juliet Linderman

94th Precinct

ROBBERY
6/29
Maspeth and Morgan Avenues
Unknown perp approached the victim and complimented his watch. When the defendant thanked the perp for the compliment, the perp threatened the victim, and reached into his pockets and snatched his cell phone. No arrests have been made.

Manhattan Avenue and Ash Street
Victim and his friend were walking towards the Pulaski Bridge stairway. As the victim walked upstairs, two perps approached and displayed a boxcutter, addressing them in Spanish. The taller perp grabbed the victim’s shirt and removed his wallet. The victim then ran to the top of the bridge and called the police. The second victim was also robbed. No arrests have been made.

6/30
Woodpoint Road and Withers Street
While the victim was walking home, the victim approached from behind and demanded everything he had on him. The perp then displayed a handgun and robbed the victim of his wallet, cell phone and $300. No arrests have been made.

Driggs Avenue and Russell Street
Victim was leaving a bar with his friends when he was approached by a perp, who told the victim to hand over his wallet. The perp then punched the victim in the face, and he fell to the ground, at which point the rest of the perps began punching and kicking him. The perps then fled towards McGolrick Park. No arrests have been made.

7/1
Banker Street
Victim was walking and was approached by two males, who asked for directions. One of the perps then grabbed the victim by his collar and forced him across the street, where the second perp displayed a boxcutter and stole cash, credit cards, MTA cards and an iPhone from the victim. No arrests have been made.

7/2
Manhattan Avenue and Leonard Street
Victim was heading home from a bar when he was distracted by an unknown female. Two unknown perps then approached, pushed the victim to the ground and punched him several times in the face. Perps then fled down Leonard Street. No arrests have been made.

Nassau Avenue and Diamond Street
Victim parked his car on Nassau and Diamond, and went into the store. The victim made a phone call, across the street from his car. He was then approached by a male who asked if he belonged to a car service. While one perp was distracting the victim, a second stole his GPS from his vehicle. The victim realized what was happening, and threatened to call the police, at which point the perps told him that if he called the police, they would beat him with a bottle. No arrests have been made.

7/3
Withers Street
While walking home the victim was suddenly stopped by a black male, who told her he was going to stab her. He then brandished a screwdriver and demanded her property. The victim dropped her handback, and broke into a run down Withers Street. The perp then fled in the same direction. No arrests have been made.

BURGLARY
6/29
Sutton Street
Victim was home all day, and heard noises in his apartment between 1:30 and 3:30 in the afternoon. He assumed it was his roommates, but later realized that his laptop, iPod, debit card and driver’s license were missing. No arrests have been made.

Roebling Street
Victim left for work, and upon returning discovered that his laptop and several Wii video games were missing. The upstairs door was visibly damaged, and no arrests have been made.

Kent Avenue
An unknown perp entered the victim’s apartment through the front door and stole her laptop and camera. No arrests have been made.

7/2
Manhattan Avenue
An unknown perp entered the victim’s apartment through a window and stole $65 and assorted jewelry. No arrests have been made.

GRAND LARCENY
6/30
McGuinness Boulevard
Victim parked his rental car at the above location, and upon returning realized that an unknown person had removed his real lights and seat. No arrests have been made.

N. 11th Street
Victim was attending a party at the above location, and put his camera and lenses on a cushion next to him. When he looked over at the spot where his camera had been, he discovered that it was missing. No arrests have been made.

7/1
Bedford Avenue
Victim noticed numerous purchases on her credit card. Upon further investigation, the victim discovered that three store credit cards have been opened in her name, and $3,000 worth of charges had been made. No arrests have been made.

Kingsland Avenue
Victim parked his car on Kingsland Avenue, when he returned he discovered that the passenger side front window had been broken and his laptop, bag and assorted tools were missing. No arrests have been made.

GRAND LARCENY AUTO
6/29
Kingsland Avenue
An unknown person used an unknown method to steal the victim’s car from its parking spot. No arrests have been made.

6/30
Manhattan Avenue and Jackson Street
Victim parked his car legally on Manhattan Avenue. When he returned to its spot, he discovered it was missing. No arrests have been made.

7/4
Eckford Street
Victim states he parked his car on Eckford Street, and above returning, discovered it was missing. No arrests have been made.

90th Precinct

BURGLARY
6/27
Wallabout Street
An unknown perp entered a synagogue and tried to break open a money collection machine located at the entrance. He was unsuccessful, and no arrests have been made.

6/29
Devoe Street
Unknown perps entered the victim’s apartment and stole approximately $15,030 worth of property including video games, a laptop, a white gold diamond necklace, various gems and a camera. No arrests have been made.

Flushing Avenue
Unknown perps entered the location and stole various tools. The perps left footprints on the black insulation, but no arrests have been made.

6/30
Scholes Street
An unknown perp stole the victim’s wallet, containing credit cards, while she was on the L-train. Charges were made, equaling more than $400, over roughly five transactions. No arrests have been made.

7/1
Bushwick Avenue
Victim was leaving work when he discovered that his door had been damaged. No forced entry was made, and no arrests have been made.

Berry Street
Victim saw defendant enter his building through a side window and exit through a rear door. He was discovered in possession of stolen property, and was apprehended.

7/2
Victim left her house in the morning, and when she returned home she discovered that her door lock had been drilled out and $700 was missing from her safe. No arrests have been made.

Moore Street
Victim entered his tractor trailer into a loading area to make a delivery. While parked, he took a nap. The victim then placed his shorts, with his wallet in the pocket, on the front seat. When he woke up, he discovered that his shorts—and wallet—were missing. No arrests have been made.

6/28
Grand Street
When a worker arrived at his place of business, he noticed that that the door had been opened, and approximately $5,300 worth of property was missing. A video camera on site caught footage of the perps leaving the premises and fleeing down Grand Street. No arrests have been made.

Devoe Street
Victim left her apartment for approximately one hour. When she returned, she discovered that the door of her apartment had been opened, and her laptop and Rolex watch were missing. No arrests have been made.

GRAND LARCENY

6/28
Ainslie Street
Victim stated that an unknown perp broke into his car and stole various cards and other personal property. No arrests have been made.

Graham Avenue
Victim was walking home from the train station when she was approached from behind by three perps, who grabbed her cell phone from her hand and fled on foot. No arrests have been made.

6/29
Manhattan Avenue
Victim left her purse unattended while she went food shopping. When she went to check on her bag, she noticed it was gone. She later found it empty in a different location within the supermarket. No arrests have been made.

McKibben Street and Bushwick Avenue
Victim noticed that his personal property had been removed from his book bag when he realized that his zipper had been unzipped, and was left open. No arrests have been made.

7/1
Scholes Street and Union Avenue
An unknown black teenager followed the victim from Graham Avenue and Montrose Street to Lorimer Street and Scholes, where he approached and asked the victim for her phone number. When the victim refused, the perp grabbed her cell phone out of her hand and fled on foot. No arrests have been made.

7/3
Grand Street
Unknown perps broke the front passenger-side window of the victim’s car and stole nearly $3,000 worth of personal property. No arrests have been made.

Montrose Avenue
Victim was standing in the doorway of a bakery when a perp snatched his cell phone from his hands. The victim attempted to chase the perp, but fell down and injured both knees. No arrests have been made.

Graham Avenue
Victim voluntarily gave his check book and ATM card to a friend, to take care of his expenses while he was in a nursing home. Three months later, the victim went to check on the status of his accounts and discovered one large unauthorized check, made out for $4,800, had been made out to a stranger. No arrests have been made.

ASSAULT
7/2
Graham Avenue
While an officer was writing a parking summons, the perp told her, “b****, mail it to me” and struck her with the vehicle. She then did so again, and fled the scene. The police officer followed the defendant two blocks, where she was stopped by another police officer, and was arrested.

Meserole and Humboldt
Victim was walking home from school when he was approached by a black male. The two engaged in a verbal dispute, and the perp proceeded to cut the victim’s arm with a razor blade before fleeing the scene. The victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital, and no arrests have been made.

7/3
Wythe Place
Defendant fired multiple rounds of gunfire at the victim, striking him once in the left foot. The perp was arrested.

Marcy Avenue and Hope Street
As the victim left a sports bar, she was followed by a known perp, who owes her $300. The two engaged in a verbal dispute, after which the perp proceeded to hit the victim in the back of the head with a bottle, causing a laceration. No arrests have been made.

7/4
S. 8th and Berry Streets
Defendant punched a police officer in the chest.

McKibben Court
Victim was in a verbal dispute with her son, when he began punching holes in the walls. He then picked up a knife. When she tried to pry the knife out of his hands, she sustained a laceration. He was arrested.

Manhattan Avenue
While arguing over a work-related incident, both perps assaulted the victim with closed fists, and used a box cutter to slash the victim across the chest. The victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital and the perps were arrested.

ROBBERY
6/28
Meserole Street and Graham Avenue
The perp approached the victim and displayed a boxcutter, before forcibly removing the victim’s property and fleeing o n Graham Avenue. No arrests have been made.

Maujer and Humboldt Streets
Victim states that a previously apprehended perp approached them and displayed a boxcutter, demanding that they hand over their property. The perp then fled down Humboldt.

6/29
Maspeth and Morgan Avenues
An unknown perp approached the victim and complimented his watch. HE then reached inot the victim’s pocket and nabbed his cell phone. No arrests have been made.

7/1
Marcy Avenue and Broadway
Victim was walking when an unknown perp approached from behind, pressed something sharp against his back and told him to be quiet. The perp then proceeded to remove the $20 cash and various cards from the victim’s pockets, and flee in an unknown direction. No arrests have been made.

7/2
Lorimer Street
Victim had an appointment with the perp regarding a lease to an apartment. While talking in the office, the perp grabbed the victim and pushed him against the wall before stealing $300 and fleeing the scene in a red Dodge Charger. No arrests have been made.

Graham Avenue and Boerum Street
Victim was walking when he was approached by two unknown black males, one of whom snatched his cell phone while the second pushed him to the ground. The two perps then fled on foot towards Bushwick Avenue. Somewhere along the way, the perps dropped the cell phone, which was later recovered during a canvass of the area. No arrests have been made.

7/3
Seigel and Humboldt Streets
Perp attempted to forcibly steal the victim’s wallet, cell phone and iPod by force, but when the victim resisted the perp hit the victim on the back of the head with a 2×4. The perp was arrested.

GRAND LARCENY AUTO
6/28
Marcy Avenue
Victim legally parked his car on Marcy Avenue. He left it overnight, and when he returned he noticed that his car was missing. No glass was found on the scene, and no arrests have been made.

6/30
Grand Street
Victim parked his car on Grand Street. When he returned, he noticed it was missing. No arrests have been made.

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